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    SubjectRe: 2.6.7-bk way too fast
    On Mon, Jun 21, 2004 at 12:26:10PM +0200, Felipe Alfaro Solana wrote:

    > > > Something is definitely screwy with the latest -bk. I updated from a
    > > > kernel ~1 week ago, and all timer-related stuff is moving at a vastly
    > > > increased rate. My guess is twice as fast. Most annoying is the system
    > > > clock advances at twice normal rate, and keyboard repeat is so sensitive
    > > > I am spending quite a bit of time typing this message, what with having
    > > > to delettte (<== example) extra characters. Double-clicking is also
    > > > broken :(
    > >
    > > Q: Are you using the atkbd.softrepeat=1 parameter? Or an USB keyboard?
    > > If not, you shouldn't be getting faster repeats even if the timer
    > > were off, because the repat shoul be generated by the keyboard
    > > itself.
    > I'm using a PS/2 Microsoft Natural Keyboard Elite and I see the faster
    > typing rates only while in X. However, keyboard rate is normal while in
    > a text console.

    It's possible that X does it's own autorepeat, though that'd rather
    surprise me.

    Can you check with showkey -s, and xev in X?

    Vojtech Pavlik
    SuSE Labs, SuSE CR
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